Security Identification Display Area (SIDA) and Airport Operations Area (AOA) Training
Individuals needing access inside the Air Operations Area (AOA) on a regular basis and/or those that require unescorted access MUST possess an airport access badge. SIDA Badge issuance requires individuals to clear a TSA Security Threat Assessment (STA) and a FBI Criminal History Record Check (fingerprints required). AOA Badge issuance requires individuals to clear a TSA Security Threat Assessment (STA).
Please contact Julie LeRoy, the Security Specialist, via the contact information below to schedule any badging appointments.
906-346-3308 Ext. 3132
All badge applicants must attend a training session and be able to understand the airport’s security rules, regulations and procedures, and have the ability to perform the responsibilities associated with unescorted access privileges.
To attend a training session applicant must complete the following:
-Fingerprint Application (if needed)
-Original Identification(s) Requirements
-Privacy Act Notice Statement
Training class participants will view a video on badge responsibilities and on the responsibilities of driving on the Airport Operations Area (if needed). A written test demonstrating understanding of the information presented will follow each video. Any individual who fails the test will be permitted to repeat the training and retake the test at the Airport Trainer’s discretion.
Applications and Manuals
SIDA Badging Application
SIDA Application 2022- Fillable_1
AOA Badging Application
AOA Application 2022- Fillable_1
Drivers Training Manual
Airfield Drivers Training Manual
All badge applicants must present two (2) forms of ID or documentation when applying for or renewing an Airport ID Badge. One ID must have been issued by a Government Authority and one must include a photo.
- First ID: Valid Driver’s License, State ID, or Passport
- Second ID: Passport, Social Security Card, or Birth Certificate with the raised seal.
- Non-US Citizens must present their passport and Alien Registration Card or their I-94 arrival/departure card.
- US Citizens born abroad must present their passport, Certificate of Naturalization or Certification of Birth Abroad for DS-1350.
Fingerprints are required for SIDA badge applicants (not AOA applicants) and appointments can be made ahead of time through the Administration Office with all required documents and approvals met. This criminal history check verifies there have been no convictions or disqualifying crimes of any kind.
ALL BADGES MUST BE RETURNED TO THE ADMINISTRATION OFFICE IMMEDIATELY WHEN AN INDIVIDUAL NO LONGER NEEDS OR HAS AN ASSOCIATION WITH THE AREA IN WHICH THEY ARE BADGED FOR.